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Church Street

Church Street, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C8, Canada
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This is the centre of the city's gay culture, but there is little here to necessarily identify it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
FirstCircle
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Toronto, Canada
Still a great place, but declining

Twenty years ago the "Gay Village" was the place to be in Toronto. It was overflowing with trendy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Craig C
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Toronto, Canada
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  • Average19%
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Church Street, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C8, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the centre of the city's gay culture, but there is little here to necessarily identify it as such, unless you are there for the nightlife. As such it is not really a site in itself, as it is mostly just a bunch of...More

Thank FirstCircle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Twenty years ago the "Gay Village" was the place to be in Toronto. It was overflowing with trendy, young men and women of all sexual persuasions, with very hip bars and restaurants, and stylish shops. Those days have gone. Today, several of the storefronts are...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed November 23, 2016

This is the gay area in Toronto, all streets, banks and shops have the gay flag in their logo or walls. Very nice to walk around.

Thank ValvaMG
Reviewed November 15, 2016

There are many wonderful local restuarants, bars and cafe's down the Church Street corridore. It's also a wonderful place for people watching. The bright rainbow coloured flags and markings up and down the street give a a friendly atmosphere to this strip of Toronto. It's...More

Thank di29di
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Toronto's Church Street is the most exciting place in the city! I personally could not believe the vibrance, ever great hospitality and friendliness of everyone! Well done guys, well done! Tons of GAY bars all over! Totally entertaining and very safe! Woody's would be my...More

Thank Dima I
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Church St is a nice vibrant street with big sidewalks. Being the gay village, its very colorful. Almost anywhere you look you will see a rainbow flag draped somewhere. I visited the store "Out on the Street" which carried an impressive collection of men's clothing...More

Thank Stephen1894
Reviewed July 11, 2016

We were here during pride, so of course it was a fun, charged, festive atmosphere. But the street parties were very well organized. No cover to get into any of the bars! Cool little shops, good little cafes and eateries, and most importantly, super friendly...More

1  Thank Dale K
Reviewed June 19, 2016

Church Stret is a great neighborhood in Toronto! The neighbors are very friendly & helpful. Twice we stopped to check our GPS & each time, someone stopped to see if they could help! Wonderful people!!

1  Thank gadgetguy11
Reviewed May 25, 2016

Rainbow neighborhood with something for anyone just wanting to enjoy the day or an evening. Coffee shops, restaurants, window shopping, people watching. Cool place to just spend some time & relax.

Thank RonL40
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Extra large rainbow sidewalks! Fun places to eat, though many of them close earlier than I had wished. I stayed 4 nights in this neighborhood (on foot), first time in Toronto, and had a blast.

Thank explorepossibilities
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Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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